Miodownik wins Royal Society Faraday Prize and Lecture
“Professor Miodownik represents the excellent calibre of public engagement that the Michael Faraday Prize aims to celebrate." Professor Russell Foster CBE FMedSci FRS.Read more
To develop – an appreciation of the wide and diverse role in which electrical machines and power electronic systems are used; an understanding of design methods for electro-mechanical system design; and an ability to use analytical and computer simulation methods in their analysis.
Students having successfully completed the course will have the ability to:
|Title||Electrical Machines & Power Electronic Systems|
|Taught by||Dr Richard Bucknall (Module Coordinator)|
|Various Guest Lecturers|
Mathematics to second year undergraduate level to include complex number theory, ordinary differential equations linear, non-linear 1st order and linear 2nd order homogenous with constant coefficients. Electricity at first year undergraduate level to include basic theory and circuit analysis i.e. Kirchoff’s Laws, Ohm’s Law, Faraday’s law, Thevenin equivalent circuits, single-phase and dc circuit analysis.
Levelling (2 hrs); Classroom lectures (24 hrs); Computer based learning (2 hrs); Classroom tutorials (6 hrs); Revision (2 hrs).
The course has the following assessment components:
The examination rubric is:
Answer THREE questions (from eight offered) in 2 hours.
The coursework rubic:
Write a pseudo ‘conference’ paper on a selected topic and give a short presentation. Topics include electric motors in ship propulsion, device developments, motor control circuits such as PWM drives.
There are various papers and articles provided by the lecturer covering the course. In addition students have access to a computer based simulation packages, and electrical laboratory.
Prentice Hall ISBN-10: 0131776916